Henri IV. Sous le joug de la Cour et du Blaisir, donne neanimoins des Exemples de Valeur, et d'Humanite au Siege de la Rochelle. [title cut and pasted below image.] [&] Nec Aestus Nec Torret Hyems.
A pair of etchings. Sheet 335 x 254mm. 13¼ x 10".
Two vignettes by Pierre-Philippe Choffard for Joseph-Louis-Ripault Desormeaux's (1724-1793) 'Histoire de la Maison de Bourbon'. Desormeaux was the official historiographer to the Maison de Bourbon and his work was disrupted by the French Revolution and left unfinished at the reign of Henry IV. This 'Histoire de la Maison de Bourbon" was published in five volumes and published between 1772 and 1788.
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